ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Quality Control Board (QCB) on Wednesday approved legal action against 15 clinics and medical stores operating in violation of the Drug Act 1976. The decision was taken in the 46th meeting of ICT Quality Control Board chaired by Chief Commissioner Islamabad Aftab Akbar Durrani, who was also Chairman of ICT Quality Control Board.
The violations include running clinics and medical stores without drug sale license, not maintaining record of sale and purchase, running clinics without qualified doctors, running medical stores in the absence of any pharmacist and selling unregistered medicines. The ICT Quality Control Board approved legal action against these 15 clinics and medical stores running in violation of the Drug Act.
Drug Inspector Sardar Shabbir Ahmed presented 15 cases of violation of Drug Act 1976 before the board and informed the participants that during the course of inspection these clinics and medical stores were found violating certain provisions of the Drug Act and some of which were sealed on the spot.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 14th, 2018.